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The Architects’ Series: Legacy of the Morcoms

The Architects’ Series: Legacy of the Morcoms

Mick Morcom and his son, Vern, were this country’s most pre-eminent greens keepers for more than half a century, but their influence on course design and construction remain today. 19 Mar 2020
What now for Royal Melbourne?

What now for Royal Melbourne?

The Presidents Cup reacquainted the golfing world with the majesty of Royal Melbourne Golf Club. But what lies ahead for the famed Dr Alister MacKenzie layout? 16 Mar 2020
Tireless Sungjae Im wins The Honda Classic

Tireless Sungjae Im wins The Honda Classic

Sungjae Im is tireless, and no longer winless. 2 Mar 2020
Presidents Cup is why Aussies are winning: Scott

Presidents Cup is why Aussies are winning: Scott

Adam Scott credits the recent thrilling home Presidents Cup contest for a record-setting start to 2020 by Australians on the PGA Tour. 17 Feb 2020
PGA battle of the Queenslanders

PGA battle of the Queenslanders

Adam Scott and Cameron Smith were teammates last week at the Presidents Cup. This week at the Australian PGA Championship is another story however. Scott making that fact clear to Smith as soon as the team event was over last week. 18 Dec 2019
Morri: Tiger's last stand

Morri: Tiger's last stand

Nineteen feet, four inches. That’s the distance of what was likely Tiger Woods’ last competitive stroke in Australia. 15 Dec 2019
Patrick Reed’s caddie banned after clash with Cup fan

Patrick Reed’s caddie banned after clash with Cup fan

Patrick Reed’s week is going from bad to worse with reports circulating at Royal Melbourne that his caddie and brother in law, Kessler Karain, got into an altercation with a fan Saturday. 14 Dec 2019
Americans off the canvas in late Presidents Cup rally

Americans off the canvas in late Presidents Cup rally

The star-studded American Presidents Cup team had to draw on all their talent, experience and a little luck to avoid an embarrassing International team clean-sweep of the second day foursomes. 13 Dec 2019
Patrick Reed – golf’s Jekyll & Hyde

Patrick Reed – golf’s Jekyll & Hyde

It’s the wrong use of the right word but polarising might be the only way to describe American Patrick Reed. 12 Dec 2019
Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Finally, the waiting is over. Tomorrow, we get to see some golf. 11 Dec 2019
All the President's men are ready to go

All the President's men are ready to go

Tiger Woods and Ernie Els were once again separated by the partition of the interview room as they passed scribbled notes and whispers to their assistant captains on Wednesday afternoon. Woods deferring selecting his first pairing before Els kicked off proceedings. 11 Dec 2019
The Preview: The Presidents Cup

The Preview: The Presidents Cup

The 13th edition of the Presidents Cup matches will get underway from Royal Melbourne Golf Club on Thursday morning. Can the International Team break its winning drought? Or will the United States continue its dominance of the 25-year-old event? 11 Dec 2019
Different strokes for different folks on penalty strokes

Different strokes for different folks on penalty strokes

“That was last week, and we're glad that we've moved on and hopefully continue playing some good golf with these guys this week and bring home the Cup.” 10 Dec 2019
Captain Woods’ focus turns to Presidents Cup

Captain Woods’ focus turns to Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods has finished fourth behind winner Henrik Stenson at the World Challenge on Saturday but has already switched his attention towards his role as United States playing captain at next week's Presidents Cup. 8 Dec 2019
Presidents Cup: Woods may play four matches

Presidents Cup: Woods may play four matches

Australian fans are going to see plenty of Tiger Woods with the American team captain hinting he may play more than the minimum two matches at next week's Presidents Cup in Melbourne. 6 Dec 2019
Internationals must beat USA: Oosthuizen

Internationals must beat USA: Oosthuizen

There's no sugar coating it, says Louis Oosthuizen: the Internationals must beat the USA next week to keep the Presidents Cup interesting. 4 Dec 2019
Injured Jason Day withdraws from Aussie Summer

Injured Jason Day withdraws from Aussie Summer

Presidents Cup Captain Ernie Els today announced that Korean Byeong Hun An will join the International Team following the withdrawal of Queenslander Jason Day. 30 Nov 2019
Australia’s 50 Favourite Courses, as voted by you

Australia’s 50 Favourite Courses, as voted by you

What makes a golf course find its way onto your list of favourites? Is it the pristine condition it is generally presented in, or are you besotted by quality design that forces you to think your way across the journey? 27 Nov 2019
Woods picks himself to play Presidents Cup

Woods picks himself to play Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods will grace Royal Melbourne's fairways next month after selecting himself as playing Captain for the United States' Presidents Cup clash with Ernie Els' International Team. 8 Nov 2019
Thomas backs Tiger to play Presidents Cup

Thomas backs Tiger to play Presidents Cup

American ace Justin Thomas has backed Tiger Woods to pick himself on the USA's star-studded team to face Ernie Els' Internationals at this year's Presidents Cup. 16 Oct 2019
Morri: Golf’s perception problem

Morri: Golf’s perception problem

No doubt it takes great skill to achieve but can somebody please explain the fascination with tournament courses cutting their fairways in a chequerboard pattern? 2 Oct 2019